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HIW BIES, CS1YIS COTJITY, V. C.t FRIDAY, JD5I 0, 1902.-SICOHD SBCTION,
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are made rich
er and more
rich soils retain
by the use of
a liberal percentage of
Write for our boots icnt fret .
which give all details,
GERMAN KALI WORKS, ' '
91 Nwau Smtt, , Mw York City.
.. . Weekly Crop Bulletin. '
Fdr ' week ending Monday, June 8,
The past week waa generally quite
unfavorable for the progress of crops
. throughout most of the tate, on ao
. count of the deficiency In temperature
and precipitation. The week was char
acterized by temperatures considerably
below the seasonal are rage, especially
from the 27ih to the 89th, and light
frosts were reported by a number of
correspondents,' chiefly In the elevated
western section,' fortunately with only
slight 'damage it! Jf crops' A The; "cool
weather both checked growth of vegeta
tion and gave young and tender plants
,an unhealthy appearance. Showers oo
, currod from Sunday,, the 23th, tot Tues
day, the 87thri gonerally i. in small
. amounts, the beneficial effects of which
soon ' disappeared. Damaging hall
storms accompanied the rainfall on the
85th In a few western connUoa,' notably
Henderson. A warm, generous aln is
now greatly needed everywhere, 'as up
lands are suffering rather seriously from
drought. 'The week was very favorable
for work, and cultivation continued ac
tively; tbo planting of most crops has
no been completed- ; , "
Cotton suffuied considerably from the
cool weather, and many plaitls have be
come yellow! or sickly, in appearance,
hence growth has been Very slow during
the week; chopping cotton Is approach
ing completion i s, account of' dry
weather much late planted Is not yet up.
Corn has also suffered; but td a muoh
less extent from drought and cool nights
generally the crop is In good condition
and most of it has received second culti
vation; ravages by worms are reported
by a large number ot correspondents.
The outlook for tobacco Is not good 1 at
1 present; growth was checked this week,
so that recently set out plants have not
secured a good start; poor stands, irregu
larlly In growth, and damage by Insects
contribute to the unfavorable prospect
for this crop. While a number of reports
indicate that the heads of winter : wheat
are filling well, the crop 1a ripening so
low that much ean hardly be cur; harvest
will soon begin; chinch bugs are damag
ing wheat. Spring oats are beginning
to suffer from drought. at the most criti
cal period of growth, while beginning to
head. Peanuts seem to be . doing, fairly
well. Gardens where properly worked
... are n good condition, and' vegetables of
all kinds have become ..abundant." Dig
ging Irish potatoes is underway, with In
. dlcations for a somewhat Inferior yield;
Fruit !s stil falling considerably. A full
crop of blackberries Is promised. , The
strawberry season Is about over. .
HCDuffie's Tasteless Chill Cure will build
up broken down systems and make the
blood rich and healthy, certain cure for
chlir,. guaranteed or monej refunded
60 cents at F. B. Duffy's. Jf V2.,. S.
v Prescriptions at Davis'. "
- Davis' Prescription Pharmacy makes
a specialty of prescriptions. Prompt
and carofnl attention is 'given them.
Only the best drugs ' are used The
: prices are reasonable.. (Send yours, there
': to be filled. , ; ' i
FRUITS AND FLOWERS. ;?
As n rule grafting Improves the stock.
Dwarf apples nre ornamental rather
than profitable. . -
' The quince grows so readily from
cuttings of about a foot In length that
. there is really no need to graft it. -'
The Value of good seed is seen teheh
the harvest Is gathered. This Is true In
the garden as well as In the field,
. It the garden is laid out In an oblong
shape, all the better, as In this form It
will be made convenient to cultivate
with a horse. " ;. ,
Bark burning of cherry trees is gen
erally confined to trees with long,. bore
trunks. The remedy Is to grow a. low
spreading, bend.-M j -..J 4? ';
The best location for the peach Is on
the bills and the least favorable In the
valleys. It Is a good plan to plant a
few trees every year, v v ; .'
Pears may be grafted on young ap
ple trees to good advantage, but the
fruit will not have the same taste ss
that from the parent tree.
rcr.Ii.'..: er U
State Firemen's Association at Ral
' Cifh July 22-24.
Cottoa Mill Merger' Progressing,
State University Cemnteaee
. neat Sixty-Seven (Jrad-,-
aates. Boa. Hilary A. -,J
Herbert Delivered , ,
the Address.. . .
Raleigh, June 4. All the arrange
ments for the annual convention here
July 88-84 of the State Firemen's Asso
ciation, with Its accompanying tourna
ment, are now complete. Great Interest
Is shown here in the event, -
The program for the Inter-State Trap
Shooting Association's trap-shooting
tournament here June 25-26 Is Issued,
There are many events, and valuable
purses. . The tournament is given for
the Raleigh Gun Club.
Today at Horganton the trustees of
the State school for deaf-mutes met The
work of the school during the term
which ended June 10 has been very satis
factory. , - .-:
Henry E. Fries of Salem, wrtteslthat
his scheme for a merger of cotton mills
Is progressing very well, and that appli
cation for admission to it are coming in,
so that It will be more extensive than at
A number of the State officers attend
ed the University commencement at
Cb'apel-Hlll today.' It was the 107th
commencement. , Sixty-three of the
graduates presented . theses, while four
delivered ovations. The annual address
before the graduates was by Hon. Hilary
A. Herbet, of Alabama, ex-secretary of
the navy.- The Holt medal'was won by
B.C. Morrow, the Hume medal by R.
N. Duffy, tbo Hill prize by J. A. Ferrell,
the: Greek prize by S. .8. Robins, the
Worth prize by O. M. Byncs, the Early
English Text; Society's prize by Miss
Minna Curtis Bynum. Rev. Leonldas
W.' Crawford presented Bibles to the
graduates, and Gov. Aycock .conferred
the degrees In course. . ''
The trustees Of the University elected
Vf. C. Coker of South Carolina, profes
sor of botamy; T. J. Wilson assistant
professor of mathematics; H. M. Stacy
instructor in ,' mathematics; Dr. II. fE.
Daerden to fill the position of II. V.
Wilson while the latter is at Berlin.
The Superintendent of Public Instruc
tion sends the following letter to treas
ures of County, Boards of Education:
"I must Insist that County Treasurers
be more careful In making thoir reports
than some have been In the past. ' I call
yonr special attention to the following
Important points: The Poll and Proper
ty tax should be separated as the blank
Indicates. In some instances the Treas
urer's report that the Sheriffs have failed
to keep the amounts collected for Polls
and Property separated. It Is the duty
of the Sheriffs to keep the amounts sepa
rate, and a failure to do so may neces
sitate, the County Board having the
penalty enforced against them.? Under
the head "Paid for Other Purposes, giv
ing every Item," yon must not include
anything that! should come under any
other head. All the money paid Connty
Superintendents for any. official work
should come under the head "Paid Conn
ty Superintendent." If he is paid a per
diem, you should state how many days
he has been on duty. If paid a commis
sion, "state what per cent, and on what
amount. The compensation of Treas
urers can not exceed two per cent on
what they pay out. They are not en
titled to any commission on receipts or
oh their own commissions. It Is import
ant that you make your reports prompt
ly, so they csn be tabled and prepared
for printing." " " "... :
We, the undersigned, believing Dr.
SETH ARNOLD'S BALSAM, to be a re
liable Remedy for, Bowel Complaints,
hereby guarantee a twenty-five cent bot
tle td give satisfaction or money refund
ed. T, A. Heirry.V.' '- "'l;. '"''fix'k
. Ball Players
As well sb everybody else, need
some good liver medicine occasionally.
BRADHAM'8 ANTIBILIOUS LIVER
PILLS "cleans a the liver, cool the blood
and ease the head," without griping or
danger of salivation note this these
pills are purely vegetable and serve their
purpose as well as If they contained
some Injurious mineral drug. Box of 86
for 25013 doses. Mfg. and sold at
Bradham's Pharmacy. v-
ir-vV..-,;'h Ca'to!.f!e Trance, '
It cannot be doubted tbnt in numer
ous cases of cataleptic tranco the ap
parently lifeless patient has been ac
quainted with nil the nrrangcmonfcs
being made for Ills interment Several
Instances are recorded In which, al
though the body presented every ap
pearance of death, the patient was con
scious of everything going on around
him, but absolutely unable to raise a
limb or in any way communicate with
those near hi? bed. . , .
Th' Loat Patient. ...
. Dr. Lancet It is hard to lose a pa
tient. - '
"Sncaklns of GuptstilL I suppose. Is
he dend?" " ;
Dr. Lnncet-DendT No, confound
him! lie has gone and got well-Bos-ton
"I r vM e that plnnlrt's finish. Von't
' I ! ' I ( 1 1 '1 I 'J-
The Board met at 10:30 o'clock a. mn
Jane 2nd, 1902, In regular session at the
court house In New Bern. Present Com
missioners Jones, Baxter, Wsdsworth,
Wood and Fulcber.
On motion, Geo. A. Taylor was re
lieved of the payment of poll tax on ac-
ount of disability.
On motion It Is ordered that G. W.
Thomas be and Is hereby relieved of the
payment of poll tax on account of Infirm
Ity and disability. , - ' . . .
The bill of R G Wilcox for building
house at Streets Ferry for $38,00 was al
lowed. V -.'
The bill of DP 8treet for work on
(Streets Ferry house at $1,85 per day was
allowed. .. . '
On motion It Is ordered that Fred Fos
ter be and is hereby reUev4of poll tax
on account of disability. -. : ,
On motion the board took recess until
12 o'clock m , to meet with the Justices
of the peace to levy the tax for the year
1908. w,t v.; -,v.,-:;...,..
The Board of Commissioners and the
Justices of the Peace met In joint session
at the Court House in New Bern at 18
o'clock m., to levy the tax for the year
1903 and such other business as might
come before them. '
Present' Commissioners Jones, Baxter,
Fulcher, Wood, Wads worth and a ma
jority of the Justices of the Peace of the
county. . ' -
K R Jones chairman of the Board of
Commissioners acted as chairman of the
joint meeting of Commissioners and
Magistrates as prescribed by law.
Ernest M Green, Clerk of the Board
acted as clerk of said meeting as pre
scribed by law. V:
Chairman K R Jones read his report
of the financial condition of the county
which was accepted and ordered pub
lished. v . -
After much discussion the following
levy of taxes for the year 1902 wi s
made. . :',',::: -- V.
County taxes, for general purposes.
On each poll a : ' , .71
On each $100 property valuation 1 .83
Special lax under act of General ; As
sembly of 1901:
On each poll . - .45
On each $100 property Valuaton .15
Special tax 1895 bridges:
On each $100 property valuation .10
On each poll " , .80
For bended debt: .
On each $100 valuation .05
On each poll .15
State tax for general purposes:
On each poll $159
On each $100 property valuation . .21
For pensions 'fS W
For schools : .18
The same county taxes were levied
under schedules B and C as last year.
On motion the joint meeting ad
journed, f;':,'. -
The Justices then met together for the
purpose of electing a Board of Commis
sioners for the two years commencing
on the 1st Monday In December 1903 as
prescribed by law. , .. , ',
Justice S H Lane was called to the
chair and E. M. Green, J. acted as
clerk. : ' ' 1 : : v J . o'
Nominations for Commissioners being
in order Justice Hughes B Holland placed
the following named gentlemen in nomi
nation for County Commissioners. : ;
WE Brown,: G V Richardson, H A
Marshall, C T Watson, and Wm. Dunn.
Justlee Jas A Bryan placed the follow
ing gentlemen In nomination for Com
missioners: ' .
E R Jones, J J Baxter,; A E Wads-
wortb, W E Brown, and G V Richard
son. - - i
Justice Edward Gerock proposed the
following gentlemen for Commissioners:
K R Jones, J J Baxter, AE Wadsworth,
Silas Fulcher, H C Wood. ' , . .
Nominations being closed,' the chair
appointed Justices Jos Elnsey and BR
Street tellers and the clerk called the
roll of Justices who proceeded to ballot,
upon count of which It was found that:
i W E Brown had received 124 votes.
' G V Richardson, 114.-
KR Jones, 84. . ', .. - ;
J J Baxter, 83. j , t -
A E Wadsworth, 85.
Wm Dunn, 79. v- ,
HA Marshall, 78.
OT Watson, 73. -
Silas Fulcher, 87. f , .
Whereupon Messrs. W. E. Brown, G.
V. Richardson, K. R. Jones, J. J. Baxter
and A. E, Wadsworth having received
the largest number of votes and a majorl
tyof those cast, were declared duly
elected commissioners for the two years
commencing on the 1st Mondsy In De
cember 1 02
There being no other business to trans
set the Bosrd of Justices adjourned. ;
The Board of Commissioners met at
9:30 o'clock on June Sad 1903, pursuant
to recess.' 7.-:;'-' ..- "
Present Commissioners, Jones, Fulcher
Wood snd Wadsworth, ,
It is ordered by the Board that the
commissioner of the sinking fund, Geo.
H. Roberts, pay to Chas. E, Johnson,
Trees, bond No. 819 which was made by
the county of Craven to Elijah Ellis Exc
In the sum of $500, sfter deducting there
from the sum of $3875 Interest errornous
ly paid by former Trees. Thos. Daniels
after the Board had called and all Inter
est payments stopped after March 15th
1809 and that the commissioner of the
sinking fund pay to the county Trea. D.
L. Roberts the said sum of $3875 Interest
overpaid as aliove stated. '
Onkred t". ,t Eon C-."'am, No. 8 town
slifp, te 8i 1 Is Inr-'y rc'.'cvcl of U.e
LOOKS LIKE MURDER
Death of a Farmer Under Suspici
Premlaeat Mai Sick. School Clos
ings. Mere Boom Needed at Bap
tist Semlaary. Balldlsg ,
Leased For State Ualver
slly Medical School.
Ralxioh, June 5. The coronor of
this county went to Holly Springs this
morning to investigate what promises
to be a sensational case; the : death of J.
M. Dennis, a farmer. Li - last night
two, negroes, Charles Ho bo, a power
ful man, aged 80, and Bet .e Judd. Den
nis was found dead by the well in his
yard Sunday afternoon. He and his
wife and sister were on the porch of the
house when a noise was heard at the
well, some one " havin "released the
bucket, which fell with a great noise
Dennis went out to see what was the
matter. At the well were the above
named negroes. Horton says Dennis
told him to be careful, and in an Instant
fell dead. Two hours later a doctor was
called to see Mrs. Dennis, whom the
deatb had prostrated. He looked cas
ually at Dennis' body, and says the
throat was bruised, and that there were
other bruises on the temple; nose and
cheek and that both ears were scratched
There was a large log beside the well.
The coronor exhumed the body today
and made a postmortum. It Is claimed
that the negro Horton had made grave
threats against Dennis because the latter
while a tax lister had made him pay the
tax on the real value of his property.
It is learned that W. J. Hicks, the
superintendent of the Oxford Asylum,
Is very sick.
Tho summer law school at Wak
Forest college opens June 8, with pros
pects for a larger attendance than ever
Raleigh's public schools will close to
morrow and there will be class exercises
at the academy of music- Btate Superin
tendent J. T. Joyner will speak on pub
lic education and editor 0. T. Bailey of
the Biblical Recorder on Archibald Mur
phy, the father of North Carolina's pub
lic school system.
Plato Durham, a son of State Auditor
B. F. Dixon, returned here today from
the University of Oxford, England,
where he is taking a post-graduate
course In theology. He is a professor In
Trinity College Durham. During the
war with Spain he was In the .. 2nd Nf J.'
Volunteers. - ,?.'''
President Venn of the Baptist Female
University here says it Is cramped for
want of more dormitory room.
A building will be leased here In a few
days, for use by the State University
ueatcai scnooi. a tree dispensary wiu
be arranged at the Rex hospital. The
students will conduct this dispensary.
There were 86 members of the gradu
ating class of Trinity college this week.
State Charters at New Bern.
Special to Jaurnal.
Raleigh, Junb 5. The State charters
the Hyman Supply Co of New Bern
builders materials and mills supplies,
capital fifteen thousand dollors, also the
Purvis Industrall and Training S chool
Colored New. Bern. .
Society News. School Commencement,
r Result of Caucus.
June 5 Miss Lucretia Cox of Newton
Grove, Is vlsting at Dr, Monk's.
Miss Jessie Moye of Klnston, is visit
ing Miss Helen Brogden,
Mr. J. T. Hall of New Bern, was the
guest at Mrs. WIndley's one day last
Mrs. Townsend and Miss Fanny Avery
of Cove, attended the commencement
Mr. Will Barker left Sunday to attend
the Trinity Commencement.
Miss Cottle Eoonca who hss been at
tending the Btate Normal College re
turned home Saturday. ' ';"
A reception was given by Miss BIrdye
Eoonce at her home Mondsy evening
complimentary to Miss Mste Cox,fof
Catherine Lake and her sister, Miss Cot
Prof. F. M Ellerbe msde his departure
Wednesday morning. tf We regret very
much to see him leave for we certainly
have enjoyed his "sweet so-journ."
Mr. , Thurman Davis and Miss Nora
Davis of Pink Hill, Lenoir county, came
after their sister, Miss Carrie Davis who
hss been attending school at this place.
Most of the school girls and boys
have gone home to spend vscatlon.
Guess they are glad school Is up so they
can go home.
Miss Csrrie Hardy, of nesr LaGrange,
who has been attending the Trenton
High School, left for her home Saturday
accompanied by Mr T" A Windley who
At the convention Monday J A Smith
was made chairman and A C Foscue,
Secretary. The following were endorsed
Judge Walter Clark, for Chief Justice;
Chas R Thomas for Congress; F M Sim'
mons for U. S. Senate; Thos. D Warren
for State senate and L. I. Moore, for
Solicitor. : .
The commencement exercises of Tren
ton High School closed last Friday,
They were very nice: We oould mention
a great many nice pieces, but among the
most important which is worthy of be-
Icg mentioned wis a solo beautifully
Eeveals That "Pe-ru-na is Calculated to
Tone up the System, Restore the Func
: ' tlons and Procure, Health." i
SO SAYS PROF. L. J. MILLER, CHEMIST.
Prof. L. J. Miller, late Professor of
of YpsUanti, Mich., writes from 8327 N.
"As several of my mends have spoken
through the use of Peruna, especially
thoroughly to learn its contents.
"I found It composed of extracts of herbs and barks of most valuable medicinal
qnalitie ombind with- other ingredients,
op the system, restore the functions and
consider Peruna one of the most
medicines, which the public can use with
THE MARKETS. -
The following quotations ware recelv
sd by J. E .Latham & Co, New Bern
Wekat: Open. High. Low. Close
July. 71J 72, 71t 7H
Sept... .... 70 70f 70 70
Cons: Open. High. Low. Close
May 61 . 62 62 62
Ribs: Open. High. Low. Close
July. 1010 1010- 1007 1007i
Nsw Tobx, June 5.
Cotton; Open. High. Low. Close
July..... 8.70 8.77 8.68 8.70
Aug:........; 8.47 8.48 8.43 8.43
Sep........ ..8.00 8.00 7.96 7.96
Oct....'.,..... 7.83 7.83 7.80 7.80
New York, June 5.
Stocks; Open. High. Low. Close
Sugar....:. 128 128 1271 1371
So By ...... . 86 87 36 .' 39
U. 8. L.... !
U.S.B..'.. 30 f9 89 39
Pec Mail .
Mo. P. 99' 09 99 99
Atchison 80 80 79 "79
Va, C. C
A. C. .0 . ,
, Liverpool .
Spots 6.1-32. Sales 12,000 balos. - - -"
Futures, June-July 4.55. Aug-Scpt.
4.45. Sept-Oct 4.30.
FORT RSSCBIFTS. ' '
- v ' Same week .
Last week " ' last- year..
20,000 46,000 .
This wees. '
Insight - 83000 71000
Bat. ' , ' 9000
Mon. 1500 ' ... 9000
Tues. 4000 " ' ' " 12000
Wed." 4500 " 7000
Thurs. 3000 , L ' ;- 6000
Fri. . . . 10000
" ' - 59,000
Children will play and get over-heated
get their feet wet, expose themselves In
dozens of ways, and you can't prevent
it. All you ean do Is to keep them as
free from exposure as possible and al
ways have in the house a Cough Remedy
that can be depended npon. Anway's
Croup Syrup will fill every requirement,
It is guaranteed to cure Coughs, Colds
8"! Cronp or the price 25 cents will be
ran.' 1 ly any dealer siting it. SoUl
Chemistry and Botany of the Hitch School
Clark Street, Chicago, El., as follows :
to me of the favorable results obtained
in cases of catarrh, I examined it most
delicately balanced, calculated to tone
procure health. V' ' ,,Z. ';i
skillfully and scientifically prepared
safety and success." -PROP. L. J.
. Extra Standard 3 Ik Tomatoes, 10c per can, (retail only);
..uro Gold Corn, 10c can, or 3 cans for 25c String Beans, 7o
can, 3 cans farf 20c; Okra and Tomatoes lOo per ean, Com and
Tomatoes, 10c per can, J3artlett Pears 10c per 3 lb. can, Lima
Beans, 10c per can. "
Fancy Evaporated Apples, 10c lb. ' "" '' ."' :'7.:
'Nice Fruit Jelly, 5o lb. " ' " ' -'r -
TSido Fresh Ginger Snaps, 6o lb.
Nice Toilet Soap, 2 cakes for 5o. - -
Ham and Veal Soup 10c can. : Potted Chicken lOo can;
Libby's Potted Ham and Tongue 5c can, 6 for 25c; and. hun
dreds of other articles which we cannot mention for lack of
space, at Bargain Prices. , - ,
g 'Phone 91. '
3 ... . ' '9
. 1. . . 35c per PcurJ (.
. . ,If you want yourjbreakfast table comj'- J buy your. But- 1
ter Ctoffee, Tea, Flour, &0. from us. i
: We also have a large stock of all kinder Canned GooJ i
that we do hot care to carry over for next sccson, that we ar3
are selling at a bargain.
' Don't buy anything in our line until you get our i.
Tours to ricane,
PHONE C3. C :r. ITrr
BalM. th aj.t.
Hon. Joeeph H. Ridgeway, Secretary
of the American Anti-Treat Society,
writes the following letter from the
Grand Central Hotel, St. Paul, Mlan.i
" It la with great pleasure that I en
dorse Peruna ae ,
an honest modi- j
to do all it
claims. I have
need It several
times and know
of nothing that
cure so com
pletely, and at
the same time
builds up the
"I have rec
ommended it to
a number of my
friends and always feel that I do them
service for I know how satisfactory the
results invariably "are.1 I only, wish
every family had a bottle tt would aave
much sickness and doctor bills." Joeeph
H. Ridgeway. ' i
' "FmI Better Tkaa for rtTe Taera."
Mr. James B. Taylor, Roberts, ImL,
writes: ' ' - . ' '
"I am at the present . time entirely
well. I can eat anything I ever oould.
X took five bottles of Peruna, and feel
better now than I have for five years.
I have doctored with other doctors off
and on for fifteen years, so I can recom
mend your medicine very highly for
stomach troubles. I take great pleasure
In thanking yon for yonr free advice
and Peruna." James B. Taylor,
"I Bqjoy mj Koala ae I UMd te."
Mr. J. W. Prltchard, Wolf Lake, IniL,
writes i '
"lam pleased to say that I have been
cured of catarrh of the stomach by Pe
runa. I could hardly eat anything that
agreed with me. Before I would get
half through my meal my stomach
would fill with gas causing me much
distress and unpleasant feelings for an
hour or two after each meat But,
thank to your Peruna, I am now com
pletely cured, and ean eat anything I
want to without any of the distressing
symptoms. I can now enjoy my meals
as I need to do, and it is all due to Dr.
Hartman and his wonderful medicine,
"It has been one year since I was
cured, and I am all O. K. yet, so I know
I am cured." J. W. Prltchard.
Dyspepsia is a very common phase of
summer catarrh. A remedy that will
core catarrh of one location will cure it
anywhere. Peruna cures catarrh wher
ever located. That it is a prompt and
permanent cure for catarrh of the
stomach the above letters testify.
If yon do not derive prompt and satis
factory results from the use of Peruna,
write at once to Dr. Hartman, giving
full statement of your case and be will
be plbaaed to give yon his valuable ad
vice gratis. i ".;:'.-;.-,.. -;--:',.
Address Dr. Hartman, President of
The Hartman Sanitarium, Columbus,
71 ErGsd fit.
W M S I M
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